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Implement Quality with Doneness Focused Processes

December 16, 2016 — Posted by Ken Pugh

A software application’s quality can be viewed from at least two perspectives – the outside (customer/user) and the inside (technical).  These two views correspond with the customer/user tests and the technical tests described in a previous blog.  The outside view also relates to the business tests.    

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Re-Work or New Features, which do you prefer?

December 15, 2016 — Posted by Maurizio Mancini

Most consulting engagements start with assessments of an organization's current state. Very often, the interview’s that you conduct reveals a lot about the current state of the organization. Once in a while you come across a statement that an interviewee makes during one of these interviews that make you think. During a company testing assessment, an interviewee said:

“Quality and Testing is something everyone wants, as long as it doesn’t cost anything.”

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Doneness Focused Processes

December 12, 2016 — Posted by Ken Pugh

In a previous article, I described the three levels of doneness tests – business, customer/user, and technical.   Corresponding to these levels of tests are three processes that are all focused on the doneness tests.   These are Business Test-Driven Development (BTDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), and Test-Driven Development (TDD).   We’ll see how they differ and how they all relate to

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Don’t Assume a 30% Allocation for Testing on Software Budgets

December 2, 2016 — Posted by Maurizio Mancini

The software engineering field has changed a lot over the years. There have been many advances in the field in terms of tools used, how teams build and test software, the speed of delivery, etc…

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